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Romantic Hideaway - Caribbean-Styled Cottage in Lush Tropical Gardens

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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The perfect place to relax…a large pool is just a couple of steps from the veranda and the cut stone deck is spectacularly surrounded by palms and bougainvillea, orchids and lily ponds. The energetic can swim, the less-so inclined can just dip in every now and then as they retire to the loungers and soak up the sun.

The romantic exterior leads to the even more romantic interior, which boasts a wonderful 18th century four-poster king size bed, and high airy ceilings. The living area is uniquely decorated with lighting and accessories designed by a local potter. There is also cable T.V., a well-stocked library and an additional sofa bed. Voltage is 110.There is a charming bathroom, and fully fitted kitchen area with a BBQ grill by the pool. All linens and towels are included.It is an ideal base from which to explore Antigua, or just relax with a good book. Your hosts John and Sarah Fuller have a wealth of island knowledge.


Situation in Antigua: Driftwood Cottage is situated on the north coast of Antigua. Five minutes from the airport and a 2-minute walk from Jabberwock Beach – the favorite beach of windsurfers and kite surfers. It is also within walking distance of 3 excellent restaurants, Le Bistro, The Waterfront and The Beehive. Boat trips and car hire can be arranged and St John’s and supermarkets are just minutes away.

Further amenities: The living area is uniquely decorated with lighting and accessories designed by Sarah - the potter. There is also cable T.V., a well-stocked library and an additional sofa bed. Voltage is 110. There is a charming bathroom, and fully fitted kitchen area with a BBQ grill by the pool. All linens and towels are included and there is an iron and a hairdryer if needed.

Your hosts John and Sarah: Driftwood Cottage is an ideal base from which to explore Antigua and come back to in the evenings, or just relax with a good book all day and go out to discover the nightlife of Antigua. Your hosts John and Sarah Fuller have a wealth of island knowledge and love to share their knowledge; Sarah runs a fantastic little Pottery and shop in St. John’s and John, a famous lawyer on the island is also a history and ecology buff. Both are extremely helpful and eager to make sure your holiday is a memorable one. There is a wealth of information available on Antigua and Barbuda in the cottage and any trips can be booked at any time. Our aim is to help you enjoy Antigua as much as we do and create a holiday to remember.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper

Suitability

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Antique 4-poster...moreless

  • Features an Antique 4-Poster King sized Bed and a single pullout sofa bed. All Linens and towels provided. Beach towels too....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Towels, Beach towels, hair dryer, Soap and toiletries provided

Other Amenities

  • The large pool is surrounded by a large cut stone deck - 3 lounge chairs are available for soaking up the sun or reading in the shade. The cottage is surrounded by palms,bougainvillea, orchids and the fabulously large veranda is ideal for enjoying meals, sipping a rum-punch sundowner, or just relaxing in the hammock or loungers. Here you can gaze down at the tempting aquamarine pool, or just soak in the tropical surroundings – the sun shimmers and filters through the greenery, and hummingbirds and bananaquits dart around in their daily The romantic exterior leads to the even more romantic interior, which boasts a wonderful 18th century four-poster king size bed, and high airy ceilings. The living area is uniquely decorated with lighting and accessories designed by Sarah - the potter....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens including beach towels also provided...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster and also a Toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large verandah as well as extensive paved pool surround...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    verandah on 2 sides of cottage...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Shared with owners; we respect the privacy of our guests...moreless

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Jul 23 - Nov 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$151
Winter 2016/2017
Dec 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$184

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $0.00

Notes:

price is inclusive: discounts for stays of 21 nights or over;

20% non-refundable deposit required to secure booking


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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Location

Car: Recommended

Driftwood Cottage is a 5 min walk from Jabbewock Beach, and a 10 min drive from St John's City.

Jabbewock Beach is a 1/2 mile of white sand; kitesurfing is available from the beach.

3 restaurants close by to choose from.

Other Activities: kite surfing at Jabbewock Beach

 

Owner info


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Photos

  • view of cottage

    view of cottage

  • interior view with 4-poster bed

    interior view with 4-poster bed

  • view of interior

    view of interior

  • view of garden from veranda

    view of garden from veranda

  • view of garden from veranda

    view of garden from veranda

  • view of pool from veranda

    view of pool from veranda

  • Friendly Lizard!

    Friendly Lizard!

  • Bookshelves

    Bookshelves

  • Artsy view from the bed!!

    Artsy view from the bed!!

  • Lily

    Lily

  • view of pool from veranda

    view of pool from veranda

  • view of kitchenette

    view of kitchenette

  • view of veranda and dining area

    view of veranda and dining area

  • Tropical Garden

    Tropical Garden

  • cottage and pool with loungers

    cottage and pool with loungers

  • view of pool from deck

    view of pool from deck

  • Artsy pool pic!

    Artsy pool pic!

  • Interior, guests staying!

    Interior, guests staying!

  • Desert Rose flower

    Desert Rose flower

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    0
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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